Rev. Darius L. Swann dies
New proof of need to be ‘breaking the link’ between poverty and achievement
April 11, 2018
From “Breaking the Link”, CMS, February 2018: systemwide reading results from year 2016-2017, percentage of children in grades 3-5 and 6-8 who are reading proficiently (the minimum for being on-grade-level) and CCR (college- and career-ready), with schools categorized in three roughly equivalent-sized groups: low poverty (0%-24%; 57 schools); moderate poverty (25%-50%; 57 schools; high poverty (51%+; 56 schools).
“The Trump/Sanders era is going to create new opposition blocs, filled with people who never thought they would be working together.”
– David Brooks in the Times, Nov. 29, 2016
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